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Arts&Culture World's Ugliest Dog title goes to wrinkly mastiff Martha
Author: 0 World's Ugliest Dog title goes to wrinkly mastiff Martha

After undergoing several surgeries, Martha can see again out of one eye and is no longer in pain. Other things that came along with the win she could not care less about were a flashy trophy, and a trip to NY for media appearances . Moe, who had lost his hearing and sight, was the oldest contestant at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, where the competition is held. The contestants are judged on first impressions, unusual attributes, personality and audience reaction.

Author: 0 Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

The agency reported minor flooding at more than 30 locations in Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle . Meteorologists say a combination of two systems - remnants of former Tropical Storm Cindy and another storm front - could produce severe thunderstorms, flooding and damaging wind gusts particularly on Friday.

Arts&Culture Prince Harry Declares No One Wants To Be King Or Queen
Author: 0 Prince Harry Declares No One Wants To Be King Or Queen

In a previous interview, Prince Harry talked about how he recently just admitted that he had a hard time getting over the death of Princess Diana and in his Newsweek feature, he described his mom as a person who had the most wonderful sense of humor and someone who always wanted to protect them.

Arts&Culture Reel on high at Royal Ascot
Author: 0 Reel on high at Royal Ascot

The John Gosden-trained Jack Hobbs , victor of the Dubai Duty Free Derby in 2015, has had little racing since his Classic campaign but showed he was as good as ever when winning the Dubai Sheema Classic at Meydan last March. "That was what Sheikh Mohammed wanted and he was dead right", said Barney Roy's trainer Richard Hannon. Ward, who was the first American to train a victor at Royal Ascot back in 2009, spared a thought for Dettori as did Velazquez, who was only due to have one ride ...

Author: 0 UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will try to force early election

It comes at a time when May faces intense pressure following a disastrous general election in which the Tories lost their parliamentary majority and threw the country into political turmoil. The PM was also forced to scrap a number of unpopular manifesto pledges in this week's Queen's Speech, including reintroducing grammar schools, holding a vote on ending the ban on fox hunting and means-testing pensioners' winter fuel payments.

Arts&Culture Exclusive Interview: Ansel Elgort explains why he joined 'Baby Driver'
Author: 0 Exclusive Interview: Ansel Elgort explains why he joined 'Baby Driver'

The music in the movie is diagetic . Nothing gets started unless there's a song on deck (courtesy of Wright's eclectic soundtrack) and if no music is playing, there's either a slight ring in the background of the well layered sound mix, an immediate sense of dread and unease, or a necessary moment of reckoning for someone that's imminent.

Author: 0 Israel denies Daesh link to Jerusalem attacks

It was reported to be the first time the Islamic State group has claimed an attack in Israel . "Over the weekend, 350 Palestinians who entered Jerusalem illegally were arrested to prevent any more attacks". Israel accuses the Palestinian establishment of inciting the violence, including by glorifying attackers and supporting their families. The three attackers killed were all in the 18-19 age group and have been identified.

Arts&Culture Wounded congressman Scalise transferred from ICU
Author: 0 Wounded congressman Scalise transferred from ICU

Also on Wednesday, Scalise was upgraded from " serious " to "fair" condition . Hodgkinson , 66, used a rifle and a handgun to fire almost 60 shots at the Republican baseball team, which was practicing for the annual baseball game the next night.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work
Author: 0 Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work

Having started around 9 AM ET this morning in the Norristown, PA, courthouse, the sequestered jury of seven men and five women have concluded for the day their pondering of the three felony charges of second-degree aggravated indecent assault Cosby faces.

Arts&Culture Censor Board Unhappy With 'Intercourse'
Author: 0 Censor Board Unhappy With 'Intercourse'

In an interview to a TV channel, Pahlaj said on Friday, "You take votes from the public and I will clear the word (intercourse) on the promo and the film also". While airing the trailer online wasn't a concern, that the uncensored version has been screening on television has upset Nihalani. "So in principle, the trailer has not been passed yet", he was quoted as saying.

Arts&Culture Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog
Author: 0 Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

The dog's owner, Shirley Zindler , rescued the big girl, who went almost blind from neglect, from a California rescue group. Martha wins $1,500, a trophy that's bigger than her, and a trip to New York City for media appearances. A blind Chihuahua-Chinese Crested mix named Sweepee Rambo bested 16 other ugly entries in last year's competition and waddled away with $1,500, a trophy and a flight to NY with her owner for media appearances.

Author: 0 Inmates who killed guards on prison bus and escaped captured in Tennessee

One of them fatally shot both guards, and then they jumped out of the bus and carjacked a driver who happened to pull up behind them on a state Highway 16 in Putnam County, southeast of Atlanta, authorities said. Police have been tirelessly searching for Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose , who murdered Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue on a prison transfer bus, Fox News reports .

Arts&Culture Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honest with 'tapes' tweet
Author: 0 Trump suggests he was trying to keep Comey honest with 'tapes' tweet

Comey's firing led to the appointment of Robert Mueller to head up the feds' Russian Federation investigation - a move that enraged the president, who has slammed the probe as a "witch hunt", "hoax" and "fake news". The White House on Friday responded to a House intelligence committee request for documents related to possible recorded conversations by repeating President Donald Trump's tweets from a day earlier.

Arts&Culture Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys
Author: 0 Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys

Some award winners, such as Nixon and Rebecca Taichman , who took home the trophy for Best Play Directing for her work on " Indecent ", a play looking at an obscenity case bringing about the arrest of a troupe of actors. Midler delighted the crowd at Radio City Music Hall by refusing to let the orchestra play her off, telling them to shut up as she continued her many thank-yous.

Arts&Culture Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

President Trump said on Monday North Korea's authorities were responsible for the student's death, stressing that his administration planned to prevent any new such incidents. He was in a coma when he was medically evacuated to his home state last week. It warned that such actions would force North Korea to become even stricter in its way of dealing with other United States nationals held in the country.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy expected to be downgraded to depression Thursday morning

Tropical storm force winds of 39 miles per hour or higher are expected closer to the coast, but Cindy is expected to gradually weaken as it tracks toward the ArkLaTex. Weather service flood warnings covered most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches (75 millimeters) of rainfall having accumulated in some places by midday - and minor flooding expected along some in rivers.

Author: 0 US military says crisis communications link with Russia 'in use'

The strikes targeted ISIS command and control centers, as well as ammunition depots in the Syrian province of Hama. The Islamic State terrorist group is deploying militants to Syria's Hama where they equip command posts and also depots of armaments and ammunition, Russia's Defense Ministry said .

Arts&Culture French president heading to Morocco for talks with king
Author: 0 French president heading to Morocco for talks with king

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently called on social media companies to help bust the encryption used in user communications, labelling the likes of Facebook and Twitter as too tolerant of extremist material . In a press release, the Prime Minister's office said the campaign aims "to ensure that the internet can not be used as a safe space for terrorists and criminals".

Arts&Culture West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy
Author: 0 West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

A log stuck and killed a boy Wednesday on the beach in Alabama in the first fatality associated with Tropical Storm Cindy , according to officials. Up to eight inches of rainfall was expected in Mississippi , Alabama and Florida through Friday morning. Also Wednesday , Louisiana Gov.

Author: 0 GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

Already four conservative senators have threatened to oppose the bill that is facing criticism from right-wing groups. "In this form, I will not support it", Heller said . "Well, they're also four good guys, four friends of mine, and I think that they'll probably get there", he said. "It's not that they're opposed". And people with medical problems could game the system by enrolling only when they get sick.

Author: 0 North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

The 22-year-old, who died on Monday just over a week after being flown home to OH, had spent a year suffering from a severe brain injury that North Korean doctors claimed had been caused by a heart attack and taking a pill for botulism .

Author: 0 Jury Still Deliberating On Verdict In Bill Cosby Trial

But by 9:20 p.m. on the said night, the judge asked them to return to their hotel to take a break. The 79-year-old Cosby is facing three felony indecent assault charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life. In the deposition, which became public almost two years ago, Mr. Cosby said he gave Ms. Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl .

Author: 0 76ers, Lakers get wants, lead 1-and-done parade

He downplays his excitement by comparing his feelings to his new teammate, Joel Embiid . "He's essentially a James Harden clone on the offensive end", ESPN analyst Jay Bilas said shortly after Fultz's selection. "They did their research'". Unfortunately for him, he's no longer with the team, having been fired from his position back in April 2016. That made a big impact on me that they wanted to be there.

Arts&Culture Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day
Author: 0 Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day

Cosby has pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated indecent assault, a charge that carries up to 10 years in prison. In that deposition, Cosby, according to testimony, admitted he obtained quaaludes to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex in the 1970s.

Author: 0 Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

It also mentioned that Republican leaders were "failing to build bipartisan support". Its analysis of the Senate bill is expected early next week, a day or two before the vote. "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", the statement said.

Arts&Culture Wait, What? Sony Says Venom Is Part Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Author: 0 Wait, What? Sony Says Venom Is Part Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Pascal was then asked if Holland would appear as Spider-Man in one or both of those films, to which Pascal replied: " There's a chance . there's always a chance". "And I think the investment that the fans get to feel in being part of a larger story and understanding what's happening is something that I know Sony would want to emulate".

Arts&Culture Black Writer Sues, Says All Eyez On Me Ripped From His Work
Author: 0 Black Writer Sues, Says All Eyez On Me Ripped From His Work

Lionsgate have released two new clips from their incoming release, the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me , which debuts in cinemas in the United Kingdom later this month. As The Hollywood Reporter points out , these admissions could be interpreted as a legal tactic that allows Powell to claim ownership over biographical facts.

Author: 0 Queen opens United Kingdom parliament in an atmosphere dominated by Brexit

The US President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom seems to have been shelved for at least two years as it was not included in the Queen's speech , reports said. Association of Licenced Multiple Retailers (ALMR) chief executive Kate Nicholls said that while the speech "rightly focused" on Brexit, it was "disappointing that there was no specific announcement on business rates reform".

Author: 0 Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

Forecasters have issued a flash flood watch for eastern and southern Arkansas as Tropical Storm Cindy heads toward the state. This afternoon the skies will be clear and it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a chance of precipitation at 20 percent, the NWS said.

Author: 0 Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Position Raised by Waldron LP

About shares traded. Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) has risen 9.26% since June 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Putnam Fl Investment Management Co decreased Cigna Corp. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $24 target. Pivotal Research downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Thursday, January 12 report. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 20.

Arts&Culture Donald Trump could win 2020 presidential election, here's why
Author: 0 Donald Trump could win 2020 presidential election, here's why

I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. "I don't know how many 'moral victories' the Democrats are going to be able to stomach before they realize it's time to actually start winning". Increasingly, Democrats concerned about Pelosi's status as a bogeyman on the right - which Republicans have effectively used to motivate their base voters - are warning that unless Pelosi is ousted, she could cost the party its shot at winning control of the House in the 2018 midterm elections.

Arts&Culture Hundreds face chaos as UK towers evacuated
Author: 0 Hundreds face chaos as UK towers evacuated

I had a fire safety check done today, why have they left it until half past eight at night to start getting residents out. Cladding samples taken 27 high-rise buildings in 15 local authorities across England have failed safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire .

Arts&Culture District flies the flag for Armed Forces
Author: 0 District flies the flag for Armed Forces

Kieron Mallon, leader of Banbury Town Council, which has organised the event, said: "Armed Forces Days in Banbury are hailed as some of the most spectacular in the country". Armed Forces Day, which takes place tomorrow (Saturday), aims to increase public support and awareness about the contribution made on behalf of the nation by the Armed Forces.

Arts&Culture Sridevi's daughter Jhanvi Kapoor signs three-film-deal with Karan Johar?
Author: 0 Sridevi's daughter Jhanvi Kapoor signs three-film-deal with Karan Johar?

Sridevi in return shared an Instagram post clarifying her statement and how pre-conceived notions of some reports lead to an uproar in the otherwise normal expression of opinion. Sridevi, who will soon be seen in MOM , told news agency IANS: "I don't think language will be a barrier". That's not what I want for my daughters, I want them to be able to stand on their own feet and have their own identity.

Arts&Culture Working with Sridevi more than a dream come true: Nawazuddin
Author: 0 Working with Sridevi more than a dream come true: Nawazuddin

Actress Sridevi credits her upbringing and her mother for her successful career and everything that she has achieved so far. During the promotions of Mom , she said that she is blessed to be working with the talented music composer. Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Dayashankar Kapoor (DK) is nearly unrecognisable. "After English Vinglish (The Gauri Shinde-directed film released in 2012), I got busy with my daughters".

Arts&Culture Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform
Author: 0 Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. The Senate bill would make major cuts in the federal-state Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. "Well, they are also four good guys and they are four friends of mine", said Trump. "They have helped me a whole lot". "We'll have to see". I don't think this kills the bill: Heller is the single most deserving of a lifeboat of any Republican senator, given his reelection ...

Arts&Culture Ranbir Kapoor sheds 11 Kgs for 'Jagga Jasoos'
Author: 0 Ranbir Kapoor sheds 11 Kgs for 'Jagga Jasoos'

However, now that it's finally out, the buzz around this Anurag Basu directorial is quite interesting. This time the actor spread his magic on sets of Nach Baliye 8 as he promoted Jagga Jasoos on June 22, 2017. I don't think there's Shah Rukh Khan . Ranbir , who's known to be a shy and reticent kind of person recently admitted to stalking his contemporaries on social media, including Katrina Kaif .

Arts&Culture After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top
Author: 0 After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

Pelosi should watch her back. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks about the recent attack on the Republican Congressional Baseball team during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., June 15, 2017. "And what they hoped by making it a referendum on Trump was by saying Trump is bad, Trump is terrible, that would be enough to win and they didn't", said Schultz.

Author: 0 Cosby jury wants definition of reasonable doubt

Still undecided, they wrapped up after 9 p.m. and will resume their work Friday morning. Judge Steven O'Neill said he saw no evidence of coercion or trouble in the deliberating room after the jurors reported their deadlock on Thursday after 30 hours of deliberations and he instructed them to keep trying for a verdict.

Arts&Culture Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears
Author: 0 Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears

Camden Council said it made a decision to evacuate the buildings on the Chalcots Estate late Friday after fire inspectors told officials that the blocks were "not safe for people to sleep in overnight". Inspections have already established that the rain screen panels on all three tower blocks at Granville Road are the same as those believed to have been used at Grenfell.

Arts&Culture So Scott Disick Is Hanging Out With Hailey Baldwin Now
Author: 0 So Scott Disick Is Hanging Out With Hailey Baldwin Now

Bella recently shared a Snapchat video which showed her in an incredibly tiny white bikini , standing in a garden while tucking into a burger. While he doesn't follow her on IG, we wouldn't be surprised if he creeped onto her page just to check out these snaps - especially after their run-in at EDC over the weekend! Add that to the fact that Bella was nearly definitely hanging out in Scott's garden yesterday eating burgers , we guess they're back together then.

Author: 0 Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

Trump welcomed the bill but indicated changes might be in store, tweeting: "I am very supportive of the Senate #Healthcarebill". Heller, on the other hand, had expanded the Medicaid program under the Obamacare and as a result, hundreds of thousands of Nevadans came to heavily depend on it in the last few years.

Arts&Culture President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince
Author: 0 President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

Although the new Crown Prince promised ambitious economic reforms, the appointment risks deepening the Middle-Eastern conflict. In 2013, when King Salman was a Crown prince, he was named head of the royal court. While working as defense minister, he oversaw the Saudi-led military coalition against the Houthi rebels from Yemen. He has also introduced live entertainment such as concerts and comedy shows into conservative Saudi Arabia.